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2018-2019 Catalog
PHT 5005:  Professional Practice Issues

Course Description for Professional Practice Issues

PHT5005: Professional Practice Issues
This course addresses trends and issues relevant to contemporary practice of physical therapy. Topics will include scope of legal/ethical practice; documentation of medical information; the variety of roles/work environments served by physical therapists; context of health care delivery; role of other health professionals; and areas of controversy within the profession. Major emphasis will be on increasing knowledge and skills in developing helping and healthy relationships and in communicating effectively with patients and others.